Paul Davis Architects
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Newport Beach Residence modern-dining-room

Newport Beach Residence

Photograph by Art Gray

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February 23, 2014
cvanzoost wrote:
Is the swimming picture a painting or print? Where is it from?
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Paul Davis Architects
Hello cvanzoost! That great wall graphic is an original painting, commissioned for the house, and painted by a southern California artist. If you are interested in knowing the name of the painter, let me know - I'm sure I can get it from the owners.

Thanks for your interest.

Paul Davis
    Bookmark   February 23, 2014 at 7:07AM
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January 6, 2014
joonam wrote:
Where is the stair rail from? - I absolutely love it!
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Paul Davis Architects
Hi, and thanks for your question, Joonam. The handrail is our custom design for this house, built by a local fabricator. It's made from steel flat bar and solid round rods, and patinaed with an acid blackening finish, similar to the way guns are "blued". The owner waxes it with beeswax, since blackened steel needs a clear topcoat to help prevent rust. The dark steel and slight brown oxidization under the wax result in a very rich natural look.

Birchwood Technologies is an American firm that makes very good products for finishing metals - their "Presto Black" is good for developing finishes like this one.
    Bookmark   January 17, 2014 at 9:52AM
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May 14, 2012
janeilene wrote:
where do the dining room chairs and table from. Also who is the artist for the picture in the dining room?
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Love the stairs and the floor. janeilene, if you're looking for modern chairs, we also have them at
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July 23, 2014
ldc418 wrote:
What is the floor material? Thanks.
May 13, 2012
mihome wrote:

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The main staircase sits just outside the formal dining room. A powder room and a closet are tucked under the stairs — their doors are hidden, integrated into the paneling.The staircase is a primary source of light in the house. It's housed in a glass-face box that rises above the roof, leaning south. This glass box acts like a periscope, reflecting light down into the home.

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